1922- an all-metal Boeing 247 flies for the first time.
This Day in History
1915- the world’s first wireless message sent from a moving train is received by a station.
1910- Groundbreaking on the Sacred Heart Basilica in Timaru, New Zealand.
1840- pioneer of the pneumatic tyre, John Boyd Dunlop, is born.
1895- the first rolling lift bridge, invented by William Scherzer opens in Chicago, Illinois.
1894- The US vessel, Dirigo, is launched in Bath, Maine.
1987- Largest steel strike in American history ends.
1811- the Bell Rock Lighthouse, a granite lighthouse designed by architect Robert Stevenson, opens.
1932- Railways in United States of America accept a 10% wage reduction.
1894- the pneumatic hammer is patented by American, Charles King.